"It's tough enough staying in compliance here at home. How do I set up my non-profit to operate overseas?"
Host-country legal and regulatory requirements are likely to be very different from those at home
Carrying out the work of a non-profit organization overseas requires completing a myriad of registrations and following complex compliance regulations. Host-country legal and regulatory requirements are likely to be very different from those at home, and failure to comply can result in financial and reputational damage to your institution.
- Minimize your legal presence to protect assets and reputation
- Arrange temporary business solutions so chiefs of party can begin work while a long-term legal structure is established
- Provide assistance with sending expats and TCNs abroad and with hiring local nationals
- Provide advice on new initiatives or perform a “health check” of existing programs to ensure compliance
- Uncover hidden compliance risks of research projects
- Identify legal and reputational pitfalls of new or existing partnerships